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Verona: bike and rafting

 

A stroll in the city by bike and easy rafting on the river Adige

Exploring Verona by bike and then easily rafting on rubber boats on the river Adige: the most original and authentic ways to discover Verona and make it unforgettable.

The tour starts in Piazza Brà and ends at a dock on the River Adige, near Ponte Navi, 5 minutes walk from Piazza Brà.

Once on our bikes, we will visit Verona’s city centre and its famous monuments and squares, as well as its hidden and less known streets and alleys. Also, we will take a couple of delicious breaks in renowned pastry shops and traditional osterie.

We will ride on the streets by the river Adige to enjoy the river from above and see the bridges under which we will raft afterwards: Ponte Pietra, a Roman bridge, Ponte di Castelvecchio, built in the 14th century from the Scaligeris’ Family and many other more recent bridges. After a break in the neighbourhood called San Zeno to enjoy the view of the majestic Romanesque cathedral and the large square and to have a little snack, we will then ride on a cycling path to get to the dock where our rafting adventure starts, just outside the city centre.

There, we will leave our bikes and wear the life vests to descend the river after a few technical explanations from our rafting instructor. The easy descent on the rafting boat is an unusual and original way to enjoy the charm of the city, built and developed by the river. Good! You have chosen to discover Verona by bike and by rafting boat, two slow and natural ways; the best ways to live the moment and remember it.

Highlights

The rafting descent on the river Adige; Verona historical centre; The river Adige and its bridges.

Price

€ 70 adults
€ 60 teenagers 12 yo, only if accompanied

The price includes

  • Guided bike tour with an expert guide
  • Descent of the river Adige on a rafting boat with a patented guide
  • Bike rental
  • Tour operator insurance

The bike rental set includes: helmet (not compulsory), safety lock and a side rear bag. Bikes will be assigned at the beginning of the tour and collected where the rafting part starts. The rafting adventure includes a life vest and a paddle each. Please take with you a change of shoes or sandals and pants.

The price does not include

- Entrance fees to monuments.
- Food and drinks.
- Anything else that is not explicitly specified.

General information

- Book online here within 48 hours before the tour.
- If the number of participants is below the minimum required, the pre-paid account will be immediately returned.
- The bike tour will take place under any weather condition, except rain.
- People under 18 yo must be accompanied by an adult.
- Special prices for groups. To book for a group or to get a personalized quotation please contact us.

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INFORMATION ABOUT THE TOUR

Duration: 1 whole day

When: From Monday to Saturday

Difficulty: easy – a few km around the city | soft rafting

Participants: minimum 4 adults

Meeting place: Verona, Rigaste San Zeno, near Castelvecchio. Departure at 10 a.m.; return around 4 p.m. at Navi Bridge, near Piazza Brà.

Spoken languages: Italian and English. Upon request: French and German and more.

Tour description: The tour develops on a limited traffic zone, on cycling paths and on city roads with mainly slow traffic. All roads are paved and flat. The rafting part is around 8 km long.

 

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